[kling-ker-bilt] /ˈklɪŋ kərˌbɪlt/

faced or surfaced with boards, plates, etc., each course of which overlaps the one below, lapstrake.
Also, clincher-built. Shipbuilding. noting a hull whose shell is formed of planking (clinker planking) or plating (clinker plating) in which each strake overlaps the next one below and is overlapped by the next one above.
(of a boat or ship) having a hull constructed with each plank overlapping that below Also called lapstrake Compare carvel-built


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